Portland, OR – Injury Crash Reported on I-84 Freeway near NE 28th AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 14, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in the Portland area on Friday afternoon has left at least one person with injuries. Just after 3 p.m., on May 13, the Portland Police Bureau was dispatched to a reported auto collision on Interstate 84 Freeway.
Reports provided by the police in Portland show that a collision between an unknown number of vehicles took place on the westbound side of Interstate 84 Freeway. The crash caused moderate delays in the area of Northeast 28th Avenue. The police and local firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.
Emergency medical workers responded to provide medical care to injured victims on-site. Those in need of further assistance were transported to area hospitals for further evaluation.
The police in Portland are currently investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were hurt as a result of this accident. We hope for their fast and full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Auto wrecks in the state of Oregon are often contributed to some form of negligence by the drivers involved. We see far too many people sustaining severe injuries due to drivers who are impaired by drugs and alcohol, speeding, or distracted by their cell phones.
Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in our state are left with severe injuries due to motor vehicle accidents every year. Some of the most common injuries sustained by victims of auto collisions include:
- spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis
- neck and soft tissue injuries that result in a range of motion limitation
- traumatic brain injuries that result in mood instability and memory loss
- internal Oregon damages that require immediate medical care
- severe compound fractures that can result in the loss of limbs
When people suffer from these and other injuries, due to the negligence of drivers, they may have some legal options available to help them move forward. A car accident lawyer in Portland
can provide you with the best chance possible of securing the maximum amount of compensation available for a personal injury lawsuit.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard are truly committed to helping each client we represent to obtain the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. Our lawyers can help you by building the strongest legal claim to present the evidence in support of your case and fight to get you compensation. Our lawyers will stand by your side throughout the entire legal process to ensure you get the outcome you expect for your lawsuit.
It is crucial that you seek legal representation as soon as possible. Our lawyers are available by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800. Schedule a free case evaluation at our Oregon personal injury law firm to get started on your case.
Note: We utilize several outside sources when creating this accident news post for Kivel & Howard. Our sources include news and media outlets, state and local police incident reports as well as statements taken from individuals who have witnessed the accident. Because of this, the facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is inaccurate in our story, let us know and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post from our site upon request.
Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.